Trump praises Macron for ‘big win’ in France’s election


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who has been elected as France’s youngest president ever.

Trump describes Macron’s victory over far-right opponent Marine Le Pen in the French presidential runoff as a “big win.”

In a tweet, Trump says he’s looking forward to working with Macron, but Trump did not immediately extend an invitation for him to visit the White House.

Trump tweeted: “Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his big win today as the next President of France. I look very much forward to working with him.”